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25, 460 WAGGON ROAD CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL

BLAGROVE, Private, JOSEPH, 8668, 1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 14 November 1916. Age 27. Son of Mrs R. Blagrove of Oxford; husband of Violet E. Hocking (formerly Blagrove) of 21 Douglas Rd, Tower Hamlets, Dover. A 15


1, 2 WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY

$CATHCART, Lance Corporal, EDWARD WALTER, 3/8482, Dorsetshire Regiment, age 22, 13 April 1915. I E 27

$COPPARD, Private, FREDRICK RICHARD, 60490, Royal Fusiliers, age 39, 12 April 1918. X C 7A

MOAT, Private, ARTHUR GEORGE, G/8820, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 20 May 1916. Age 32. Son of William and Julia Moat of 1 Malvern Cottages, Kearsney, nr Dover. Late of Sholden, nr Deal. I M 24A

$WAIGHT, Private, JOSEPH HENRY, G/5967, "C" Coy. 2nd Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died of wounds 5 May 1915. Age 27. Husband of E. J. Waight of 1 Beaconsfield Villa, Hardwicke, Rd, Maxton, Dover. I G 1A

WILSON, Private, ALEXANDRE, 8397, 9th Field Amb Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of wounds (gas) 17 October 1917. Age 32. Son of James Wilson of Edinburgh; husband of Elizabeth Wilson of 47 Maison Dieu Rd, Dover. VI D 27


26, 565 WINDMILL BRITISH CEMETERY, MONCHY-LE-PREUX

SHOPLAND, Private, EDWARD JOHN, G/13421, "A" Coy. 6th Bn, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) KIA 14 October 1917. Age 28. Husband of E. J. Shopland of 3 Spring Gardens, Peter St, Charlton, Dover. From Folkestone. I E 25


13, 287 WOBURN ABBEY CEMETERY, CUINCHY

PAYNE, Lieutenant, RICHARD WILLIAM, 6th T.M. Bty, RGA. KIA 19 August 1915. Age 26. Son of Richard and Emma Payne; husband of Ada Payne of 19 Waterloo Crescent, Dover. Born Devonport. I C 2


13, 251 X FARM CEMETERY, LA CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES

MARTIN, Private, ALBERT PERCIVAL, 12489, 8th Bn, York and Lancaster Regiment. 25 September 1915. Age 20. Son of The Rev. William Alfred Martin (Vicar of Emmanuel Church, Sheffield). Born Dover. C 7

ZUYDCOOTE MILITARY CEMETERY

$MORRIS, 2nd Lieutenant, ELLIS WAYMAN, Royal Flying Corps, 9 November 1917. II B 13


13, 259 Y FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BOIS-GRENIER

PILBEAM, Sapper, William Arnold, 13556, 2nd Field Coy, Royal Engineers. 6 October 1915. Age 32. Son of Mrs Jane Elizabeth Judges of 2 Noah's Ark Rd, Tower Hamlets, Dover, formerly 1 Odo Road, Dover and also 12 Wyndham Road, Dover. His father was Thomas Pilbeam of 18 Wheatly Terrace, Erith.

Born in Maidstone he was an engine driver, noted for very superior skill and gaining two good conduct badges. He enlisted at Tunbridge on 15 March 1904. In 1891 and 1901 he was living with his grandparents, Thomas and Jane and their daughter Anne, in 1891 at a farm in Gillingham and in 1901 at 64 Judd Road, Tunbridge, Kent. In 1911 he was serving in South Africa as an engine driver.

In 1901 his mother was living at 16 Woods Place, Buckland, with children Stanley, aged 15, Kate, aged 8, Marjorie, aged 5, and Maurice, aged 2; she had married Alfred Early Judges in 1892. He had been married to Emily Lee in Canterbury in 1880, and was widowed in 1891. M 22

from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

 
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